In the event that no aunt exists, a female elder in the community takes this role on.
El-Hamy Mahmoud El-Hamy, a Cairo landlord, recently urged a female tenant to buy a gun for self-defense purposes.
Other female penguins would have their babies “misused before the very eyes of its parents.”
“Jorge has a very special way with all his female patients,” she said.
Men who are economically dependent on their female partners are significantly more likely to cheat.
female—Head and neck, cinnamon brown, paler on the throat; back, dark gray.
It was surmounted by the figure of a female head covered with a conical cap.
These reflections suddenly filled me with deep interest in the stranger and his female companion.
He did not forget to speak a few words to his female passengers.
There was a female slave the property of some crafty men who by her means traded on the simplicity of the colonists.
early 14c., from Old French femelle (12c.) "woman, female," from Medieval Latin femella "a female," from Latin femella "young female, girl," diminutive of femina "woman" (see feminine).
Sense extended in Vulgar Latin from humans to female of other animals. Spelling altered late 14c. on mistaken parallel of male. As an adjective, from early 14c. Reference to sockets, etc., is from 1660s.
female fe·male (fē'māl')
Of, relating to, or denoting the sex that produces ova or bears young. n.
A member of the sex that produces ova or bears young.
A woman or girl.
Noun A female organism.